Made with
ConceptDraw
DIAGRAM 14

Swim Lane Flowchart Symbols

Swim lanes are visual elements (parallel lines) which divide the diagram into the lanes for visually distribution the processes, sub-processes of a business process, decisions at these lanes and widely used at Flowcharts, Flow Diagrams and Maps, Process Flow Diagrams and Process Models, Cross-Functional Flowcharts, BPMN and UML diagrams.

Swim Lane Diagrams are one of the most popular way of description complex processes with multiple participants and an essential part of flowcharting. Swim lanes can be arranged horizontally or vertically, depending on the type of Process Flow Diagram, requirements, convenience or personal taste. The lanes are marked with names, each lane is allocated for one person, actor, group, or department and contains the steps performed by it, tasks and sub-processes. The arrows between the lanes represent transmission of information or materials between the subprocesses. So, the Swim Lane Flowchart depicts in details the whole process, the roles, responsibilities and dependencies of each person or group.

The ability to quick and simply create professional-looking Swim Lane Flowcharts and Swim Lane Process Maps is made possible owing the powerful Business Process Diagram and Business Process Mapping solutions from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Pay please your attention for the Swimlanes and Swimlanes BPMN 1.2 libraries from the Business Process Diagram solution and for the Swim Lanes library from the Business Process Mapping solution. These libraries contain the set of special professionally developed swim lane flowchart symbols - single, multiple, vertical and horizontal lanes which are the perfect basis for your Swim Lane Flowcharts of processes, algorithms and procedures.

Swim Lane Flowchart Symbols *

Example 1. Swim Lane Flowchart Symbols

The Swimlanes library from the Business Process Diagram solution contains 20 elements of vertical/horizontal pools and lanes, and flows; Swimlanes BPMN 1.2 library from the Business Process Diagram solution contains 8 vector elements; Swim Lanes library from the Business Process Mapping solution contains 12 vector elements.

Swimlanes BPMN 1.2 Library Design Elements

Example 2. Swimlanes BPMN 1.2 Library Design Elements

Use the corresponding type of predesigned swim lane element according to the type of the diagram you want to draw, dragging it from the suitable library to the document page.

Swimlanes BPMN 2.0 Library Design Elements

Example 3. Swimlanes BPMN 2.0 Library Design Elements

Additionally you can find and use the swim lane elements included to other ConceptDraw's libraries, such as Cross-Functional Flowcharts library from the Cross-Functional Flowcharts solution, UML Activity library from the Rapid UML solution, Bank UML Activity Diagram library from the ATM UML Diagrams solution, and some others, which are needed for designing the corresponding types of diagrams and flowcharts.

Swim Lanes Library Design Elements

Example 4. Swim Lanes Library Design Elements

Take the benefit from the ConceptDraw's RapidDraw and Action features that allow to concentrate your attention on the diagram content, not on the drawing process. Use the Rapid Draw button on the Shape toolbar to activate the RapidDraw mode and then add each next object using the RapidDraw arrows and choosing new object from the pop-up menu when you bring the mouse cursor over already created object.

The object's Action menu at the object's right top corner offers the set of commands which allow easy modify this object.

Applying of ConceptDraw's RapidDraw and Action features

Example 5. Applying of ConceptDraw's RapidDraw and Action features

Apply also the Line, Fill, Shadow, Text and Align tools to format your diagram objects to easy make your diagrams, flowcharts and maps accurate, bright, pictorial and attractive.

Business Process Swim Lane Flowchart

Example 6. Business Process Swim Lane Flowchart

It is incredibly convenient to start drawing the Swim Lane flowcharts and diagrams with predesigned templates and samples great quantity of which is developed by professionals and offered at ConceptDraw STORE.

Business Process Diagram and Business Process Mapping solutions

Example 7. Business Process Diagram and Business Process Mapping solutions

Use the offered variety of swim lane flowchart symbols from the libraries of Business Process Mapping and Business Process Diagram solutions for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software and also collection of professionally developed Diagrams, Maps and Swim Lane Flowchart samples and templates from ConceptDraw STORE to get the perfect results in flowcharting design quick, easy and effective.






TEN RELATED HOW TO's:

Business Process Modeling Notation →

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a software for simplу depicting the business processes based on BPMN 2.0. Business Process Diagrams Cross-Functional-Flowcharts, Workflows, Process Charts, IDEF0 and IDEF2, Timeline, Calendars, Gantt Charts, Business Process Modeling, Audit and Opportunity Flowcharts and Mind Maps (presentations, meeting agendas).Business Process Modeling Notation *
Picture: Business Process Modeling Notation
Related Solution:

How to Simplify Flow Charting — Cross-functional Flowchart →

In ConceptDraw DIAGRAM it really is sp simple to draw even the most complex cross-functional flowcharts. Use the RapidDraw technology and Cross-Functional libraries in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM for the best results.How to Simplify Flow Charting — Cross-functional Flowchart *
Picture: How to Simplify Flow Charting — Cross-functional Flowchart
Related Solution:

Process Flow Chart Symbols →

Process Flow Chart is a visual diagram which shows the processes and relationships between the major components in a system, and uses for this the special process flow chart symbols: special shapes to represent different types of actions and process steps, lines and arrows to represent relationships and sequence of steps. It often named process flow diagram, it use colored flowchart symbols. It is incredibly convenient to use the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with Flowcharts Solution from the "Diagrams" Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park for designing professional looking Process Flow Charts.Process Flow Chart Symbols *
Picture: Process Flow Chart Symbols
Related Solution:

Network Topologies →

When describing any computer network, we imagine a set of devices and nodes, arranged in some way. Talking about network structures, we should distinguish physical and logical network topologies, as physical topology is about devices location and logical topology illustrates data flow. In the same time, they do not have to match, and some devices, such as repeaters, may have a physical star layout, but a bus logical topology. There are two main types of computer network topologies: Physical topology that show the physical organization of a network - equipment and types of connections. Star network topology involves a set of devices that is connected to a single hub (router). Ring network topology means that, devices connected according this topology have two connections, connecting with nearby devices to make a loop. Bus network topology is the topology presented at the current diagram. It is similar to a ring topology. The difference is that data moves up and down a linear connection, copying itself where network equipment works as bus-stations along the way. This network topology can be used for small network, or when adding an extra device into a network.Network Topologies
Picture: Network Topologies
Related Solution:

How To Create a FlowChart using ConceptDraw →

Have you ever needed a flowchart, but did not have the time or tools to build one? Rapid Draw allows you to build a professional flowchart quickly and easily. You have the ability to add your own shapes to Rapid Draw’s built in shape library.How To Create a FlowChart using ConceptDraw *
Picture: How To Create a FlowChart using ConceptDraw
Related Solution:

Network Glossary Definition →

When talking about engineering, one should define all the terms used, so anybody could understand the topic. Typical network glossary contains definitions of numerous network appliances, types of networks and cable systems. The understanding of basic is crucial for server management, network administration and investigating problems. The network glossary defines terms related to networking and communications. The most of glossary items has their visual representation in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM libraries of the Computer Network Diagrams solution. This illustration presents a local area network (LAN) diagram. It designed to show the way the interaction of network devices in a local network. The diagram uses a library containing symbols of network equipment, connections and the end-point devices such as network printer, hubs, server, modem and finally computers (PC, mac, laptop). This diagram depicts a physical LAN topology.Network Glossary Definition *
Picture: Network Glossary Definition
Related Solution:

Flowchart Examples and Templates →

Visual information is easier to perceive. You can teach even a child to make diagrams with a good flowchart example that would be interesting for it. Flowcharts can be fun, it’s not about business processes or programming algorithms. This flowchart shows step by step process of manufacturing of Nixtamal The product which is obtained by processing maize with calcium hydroxide. We must assume that the Aztecs were very fond of this product, if the recipe of its production came to our times. This flow chart was designed using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM with its solution for designing flowcharts of various types, sizes and purposes. ConceptDraw Flowcharts solution consists from the library of flowchart symbols, containing the set vector objects. Also there are a lot of diverse templates and samples of flow charts.Flowchart Examples and Templates *
Picture: Flowchart Examples and Templates
Related Solution:

Contoh Flowchart →

Data visualization is an important part of any software design. To understand how diagrams can improve your work, you can use examples of flowcharts that can be easily found on Internet. Flowcharts represent processes as sequences of steps written in appropriate symbols. Launching a website is a complex process. There’s a lot to accomplish, and multiple people who need to participate. This flowchart can be helpful in planning and prioritizing tasks, making the process well-organized and clear for both developers and customers. This example flowcharts was build using ConceptDraw Flowcharts solution. It is really handy and helpful for starting any website project. It includes the set of milestones, and activities that can be easily customized and applied to any individual project.Contoh Flowchart *
Picture: Contoh Flowchart
Related Solution:

UML Sample Project →

Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a graphical modeling language for describing, visualizing, projecting and documenting of object oriented systems. UML digram is used for modeling of organizations and their business processes, for development the big projects, the complex software applications. Comprehensive UML diagram allows to create the set of interrelated documents that gives the complete visual representation of the modeling system.UML Sample Project *
Picture: UML Sample Project
Related Solution:

Examples of Flowcharts, Org Charts and More →

There are numerous articles about the advantages of flowcharting, creating business graphics and developing different charts. Nevertheless, these articles are almost useless without the main component - the examples of flowcharts, org charts and without a fine example, it is difficult to get all the conveniences of creating diagrams. You can find tons of templates and vivid examples on Solution Park. This illustration shows a variety of business diagrams that can be created using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM. It comprises a different fields of business activities: management, marketing, networking, software and database development along with design of infographics and business illustrations. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides a huge set of sample drawings including business process modeling diagrams,, network diagrams, UML diagrams, orgcharts, DFD, flowcharts, ERD, geographical maps and more.Examples of Flowcharts, Org Charts and More *
Picture: Examples of Flowcharts, Org Charts and More
Related Solution:
ConceptDraw
DIAGRAM 14